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. today bp agreed to pay the largest fine in u.s. history. the oil rig exploded on the night of april 20th, 2010. eleven workers were killed in the fire. 172million-gallons of oil gushed into the gulf of mexico. bp will pay $4.5 billion in fines. two employees? charged with manslaughter. one with lying to congress. cbs news reporter on what bp knew before the explosion. >> reporter: the two former bp employees charged with manslaughter were the highest ranking bp supervisors on deep water horizon. the test found signs that combustible gas was seeping into the well. the indictment alleges bp managers robert kaluza and donald failed to call these on shore. they allowed work on the well to continue. want gas came up the well and exploded. u.s. attorney general eric holder. >> this is an indication that we have shown and the company has admitted as a result of their actions people died there unnecessarily. >> reporter: federal authorities also charged david rainey about lying to investigates. rainey insisted 5000-barrels of oil were leeing every day when he was aware they estimated it was leak
remembers a night when u.s. trips were attacked in the english channel. >> bodies were floating all over and people were still alive. if you didn't try your best, people were going to die. i got into a row boat and started pulling people out. it was complete horror to see people like that. >> reporter: he was scared to go into battle but believed it was the right thing to do. >> the stories that came out of nazi germany were horrific. you were dead or alive basically. >> reporter: this 94-year-old resident was a doctor in the philippines during world war ii. >> there's an enemy there. to me either we won a war or wound up dead or slaves. >> reporter: lee land says being a physician during the war saved his life. >> if i hadn't been in a hospital or radiology, i probably would have been in the baaalon aid station, the front lines. >> reporter: even though he didn't fight battles, the war was still a hard time. he left behind his pregnant wife. >> your wife is not there, you're half living. we existed day by day until we could get home. >> war is hell. never know one second to the next. >>
their attorneys and have no comment. our messages to the attorneys went unreturned. >>> u.s. intelligence leaders offer new timeline of the attack on the consulate in libya. >> better late than never. meet the california woman who just found out she is worth 23 million dollars and she almost didn't get it. >>> [ inaudible ] . >>> welcome back. check out what is still left of moisture around northeast cool nights enough for snow in higher elevations scattered showers 50s there as you dip down into the south 72 atlanta, 88 in dallas today, 86 phoenix, seattle, portland, 60°. laguardia flight arrive delays of nearly 75 minutes, snow towards minneapolis maybe a delay there. back at home, we don't have anything to worry about san jose, oakland, nor sfo. check out our flight tracker abc7news.com at the bottom. >>> 4:49. the u.s. is striking back at allegations that it failed to respond quickly or efficiently against the deadly tack on the u.s. consulate in libya september 11th. u.s. intelligence officials say cia officers went to the aid of state department staffers less than 25 minutes after the firs
of thousands of u.s. troops found ways to celebrate thanksgiving half a world away. >> the cbs reporter monica shows us how soldiers in afghanistan got into the spirit of this holiday. >> for afghanistan! >> happy thanksgiving! >> reporter: the game of thanksgiving football brought soldiers in afghanistan a little closer to home. team usa challenged the native coalition partners on a military base in kabul. >> it's a great opportunity to take a break from the work and have some fun, get some exercise and to enjoy this wonderful day. >> reporter: nearly 66,000 american troops remain in afghanistan. for many, it may be the last holiday away from their families, as the u.s. winds down the war. troops were given a chance to send messages to their loved ones. >> i'm here in kabul, afghanistan. i'd like to say to my girl back in holiday. >> i really miss you guys! >> i will see you in the springtime! >> reporter: president obama sent his own greeting to u.s. forces from the white house. >> to all our service members. it is my honor to be your commander in chief. from our family to yours, happy thank
names in the u.s. military. general john allen, the man who succeeded david petreaus as head o of the international forces in afghanistan is linked to the fbi investigation involving his predecessor. >> general allen is entitled to due process in this matter. >> reporter: secretary of defense leon panetta says the fbi has turned it over to the department of nefs investigator -- defense investigators. it centers around potentially inappropriate e-mails with jill kelley. that woman who sparked the investigation that led to petreaus' resignation from the head of the cia. >> my sister is a dedicated mother and wife. >> reporter: she first went to the fbi when she received threatening e-mails from an anonymous source. they were allegedly linked to paula broadwell. she was having an affair with petreaus and reportedly believed kelley was a romantic rival for his attention. investigators searched broadwell's home. they didn't say what they were looking for but carried out boxes boxes and a computer. general allen is in washington dc on his new job for head of the u.s. european command
a protest is planned. >>> as lawmakers hold a hearing on the tigard coffee -- on the u.s. consulate attack in benghazi, libya, we learned when david petraeus will break his silence. >> wasn't a 911 call that brought firefighters to a house fire, how an alert crew was on the scene in moments. >>> mixing truck flipped this afternoon blocking three lanes of traffic in san jose. the collided with a truck this afternoon. the chp issued a sig alert. all lanes were open by 3:00 p.m. and no one was injured. >>> furious members of congress heard testimony about the u.s. consulate attack in benghazi, libya that killed four americans. the report from washington on the angry exchange of words and when they will hear from former cia director david petraeus. >> reporter: we learned at the hearing secretary of state hillary clinton will it testify about the attacks next month. some say that is not soon enough. >> reporter: in a hearing, they said the obama administration was warned about the security in libya and ignored requests for additional protection. >> this administration, including the president
in the u.s. takes center stage on capitol hill today. susan mcginnis joins us from washington where lawmakers are now demanding answers. >> reporter: they are. hey, michelle. yeah, the list of questions including who knew what and why, why wasn't congress told sooner and was national security compromised? the sex scandal that brought down david petraeus and is now enveloping another top u.s. general moves to capitol hill today. house intelligence leaders will ask fbi deputy director sean joyce and acting cia director michael morrell about the events that led to david petraeus' resignation as head of the spy agency. petreaus left the job when news of an affair with his biographer paula broadwell became public. >> did you have any indication that -- [ indiscernible ] >> reporter: tampa social ice jill kelley initiated the fbi investigation that led to david petraeus's resignation after receiving threatening e-mails linked to broadwell. kelly is connected to another general. america's top commander in afghanistan, general john allen. the pentagon is looking at more than 20,000 document
suv with a roof rack. anyone with information is asked to call police. >>> time is 5:04 with the u.s. military now punishing some u.s. navy seals. accusing them of giving secret information o to a popular video game maker. telling us about the local connection and what information was revealed is claudine wong. >> reporter: this is the company that made the game, and apparently paid these navy seals for help in designing medal of honor war fighter. now, this game was just released last month by electronic arts, the company said in a press release that it was written by actual u.s. tier one operators while deployed overseas to provide players a view into globally recognized threats. involved in the most sensitive of operations and the seven navy seals who have been punished are a part of seal team 6 which is that command unit based in virginia, which conducted the operation against bin laden. all seven have been reprimanded and they forfeited half their pay for two months for helping electronic months. and in facts the punishment and the navy is not saying a lot but the deputy command
attack on the u.s. consulate and u.s. base in libya that killed four americans including u.s. ambassador and bay area native chris stevens. nbc news confirmed that petraeus conducted his own investigation on the ground in libya and even though the acting director now of the cia will likely testify this week before congress, senator feinstein and others did not rule out the possible that congress will compel petraeus to testify at a later date. >> i don't see how in the world you can find out what happened in benghazi before, during and after the attack if general petraeus doesn't testify. >> the congressional meeting is scheduled for thursday. . president obama observed veteran's day at arlington national cemetery this morning. he laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknowns. after a moment of silence the president spoke at a remembrance ceremony. they say it was previously known as armistice day to mark the cease fire that ended world war i. then in 1954 congress changed it to veterans day to honor all u.s. military personnel. nearly 2,000 people gathered to mark veterans day. it was espec
should leap to any conclusions. >> general allen's nomination could be the next leader of u.s. forces european command and nato's supreme allied commander is in doubt. >> his nomination is on hold as a prudent measure until we determine the facts. >> reporter: the white house still trusts general allen. general joseph dunford will replace general allen in afghanistan as soon as he is confirmed. the president holds a news conference this afternoon at 1:0 eastern time. he is expected to face some hard questions. and this is his first news conference of his second term. first one he held in 8 months. doesn't want to face this one. those are the tough questions about what when he got wind of this scandal and what's next fortunate security team. >> is there a replacement? >> we don't have confirmation. this is a tough time had the white house had with uncertainly events on afghanistan and now the leader of that command is distracted and now there's no acting cia director so the president will be facing a lot of questions. >> sounds like it. live in washington, thank you, susan. >> all th
then participate in violent gee jihad. -- one of them served in the u.s. air force. the fbi says the men planned to depart this month. >> a man is under arrest accused of molesting girls and offering them marijuana. san rafel police arrested jason edward clar yesterday. he's accused of the continuous sexual abuse of two girls under the age of 11, also taking lewd pictures of them and offering them marijuana. he has not seen the girls for about two years now. the girls told a parent about the allegations. clar is being held on $150,000 bail. >>> san mateo county prosecutors filed new charges against a murder suspect to try to keep him in jail while they appeal the dismissal of a murder charge against him. they charged gregory elarms with possessing weapons while in jail. that increased his bail to a half million dollars. he confessed to the fatal shooting of activist david lewis but the judge dismissed the case saying that elarms wasn't given his miranda rights. prosecutors say they'll appeal the dismissal to the state attorney generals office. >> he's the winningest football coach in cal history
government will close today meaning most state and local offices would close. among the closures the u.s. postal office. courthouses. the majority of banks. most schools and libraries as well. since the schools are not required to close at check with your children's schools if they two had the day off. >> a quick break at4:07. this give you a look at the san mateo bridge. highway traffic moving fine. it is freezing out there. in the 30's were a lot of communities that have not seen '30's in a long time. >> here's a quick check on the market. the stock market was down 2% over the weekend. the dow and the s&p are up this morning and is a positive start. the dow jones now about four points. the nasdaq about half a point or so. the s&p is trading about up the point. net flicks is on pre-market trading the california-based company is selling for about $77 a share. we will keep our eye on the markets to out the morning. gas prices are going down that is good news. we are watching prices below state average. $3.85 for regular guest in san francisco. finally before the $4 mark. --below the $4 ma
with the investigation. >>reporter: this group is waiting for the collapse of the u.s. government. the members are serious. even taken symbolic blood oath. up next. how they live outside the law as they make plans to take over the country. >> also the president sensitive side. what drove mr. obama to tears in the just released video. >> then later on "nightline". >> coming up next on "nightline". spent nearly 40 years behind bars for double murder he insist he did not commit. today he was set free. amazing story of a decades long fight for justice. >> hang over star bradley cooper wearing the mantle of cooper wearing the mantle of sexiest man alive. on >> stay with us. 7 news at 1 >> stay with us. 7 news at 1 11:00 will b >> pay area residents say they are no longer part of this country and they have taken a blood oath joined a group that has formed its own government with own law and leaders. >> people with similar belief been linked to variety of crime including killing police officers. only the abc 7 news team was able to get that one of the meetings. >> dan is here with a look at
of the u.s. government. the members are serious. even taken symbolic blood oath. up next. how they live outside the law as they make plans to take over the country. >> also the president sensitive side. what drove mr. obama to tears in the just released video. >> then later on "nightline". >> coming up next on "nightline". spent nearly 40 years behind bars for double murder he insist he did not commit. today he was set free. amazing story of a decades long fight for justice. >> hang over star bradley cooper wearing the mantle of cooper wearing the mantle of sexiest man alive. on >> stay with us. 7 news at for over 60,000 california foster children, the holidays can be an especially difficult time. everything's different now. sometimes i feel all alone. christmas used to be my favorite. i just don't expect anything. what if santa can't find me? to help, sleep train is holding a secret santa toy drive. bring your gift to any sleep train, and help keep the spirit of the holidays alive. not everyone can be a foster parent, but anyone can help a foster child. oh, did you want it? yea we
to investigate the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. as susan mcginnis reports, the witness list now includes former cia director david petraeus. >>> reporter: after calls by congressional leadership, former cia director david petraeus will testify before congress tomorrow about the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. >> good luck, sir. >> thank you. >> reporter: petraeus was scheduled to testify today before a house intelligence committee but those plans changed after he resigned following his admission of an affair with his biographer, paula broadwell. benghazi is at the center of another capitol hill battle. senate republicans say they will not accept the nomination of u.n. ambassador susan rice as a replacement for secretary of state hillary clinton. >> we will do whatever is necessary to block the nomination. >> reporter: senators john mccain and lindsey graham say rice was either lying or incompetent when she made this statement five days after the attack. >> we do not have information at present that leads us to conclude that this was premeditated or preplanned. >> r
was penny less after coming to the u.s. for a better life after escaping germany and now wants to give back. >> the man's story of survival and legacy he wants to leave behind. >> please join me in welcoming roth lewis. >> he's giving dominican university its largest gift in history. >> i was looking for a place to put the money i gathered over the years. >>reporter: he's donating $8.5 million to transform it into a state of the art health science complex for nursing and occupational therapy, a gift from a grateful heart. >> i'm returning to america what america's given to me. >>reporter: a native of germany was 50 when he says they threw his father into a concentration camp for opposing hitler. months later a commander let the whole family escape. >> we were very depressed and sad that the germany which we loved was turning against us. >>reporter: the family fled to camps and scraped by after japan invaded china. >> we did whatever we could do to make a living. >>reporter: after nearly a decade he boarded a ship to the u.s. with a heart of hope. >> here was america. i knew home and the fut
continues this morning for a u.s. soldier accused of killing 16 afghan civilians. 39-year-old sergeant bales has been charged with the murders. nine of the victims in the march attack were children. u.s. army dna expert testified yesterday that bales had the blood of at least four people on his clothes and guns when he surrendered. he has not entered a plea. >>> secretary of state clinton says the state department and pentagon are reviewing security at high threat diplomatic posts around the world. lastest response to the attack on the u.s. consulate in libya that killed ambassador stevens and three other americans. clinton paid tribute to stevens at the state department yesterday she presented his widow ann with an award. she called him a fallen hero who understood that diplomacy requires risk-taking. >>> this morning police in ken bunk, maine are expected to re-- johns involved in that ma prosecution scandal. police have released the names of 39 men charged with soliciting prostitution. the 29-year-old is accused of secretly recording the encounters and keeping a list of more than 150 clie
defense system. u.s. lawmakers are closely following the developments. >>> the united states of america has got to push as hard as we can to resolve this israeli/palestinian issue. so many events are making that process go forward. >> senator mccain goes on to believe he thinks the u.s. should send a high-ranking official. >> this is the first visit ever. coming up at 7:15, the other history-making stop on the president's stop. >> three people have been arrested now in connection with the death of a homeless man in santa cruz. police say the body of the 51- year-old victim was found late saturday night. he was pronounced dead at the camp site south of depot park. shortly after police say they found the suspects, jeremiah long, michael hudson and shaland gonzalez. they were booked for murder. the oakland tribune says the police union filed a harsh critique in court. the union also claims internal affairs investigators resulted in injust -- resulted in unjust charges. a judge will hear arguments about whether to appoint a federal receiver. >>> volunteers are preparing to serve holiday mea
and in lebanon, frank. >> now, the u.s. government has a strong stand against hamas. so who will meet with the hamas leaders to broker the peace deal? >> reporter: that's egypt's president right now. mohamed morsi has been meeting with hamas. of course, the united states won't sit down with hamas leaders because they have not renounced terrorism. so that complicates the situation even further. but egypt has stepped up to try to broker this peace deal. there was word that there would be an announcement of some type of temporary truce a 24-hour cooling-off period this afternoon. we haven't heard anything yet. but the international community scrambling right now at this hour to try to find a way to stop these air strikes, frank. >> very difficult decision or situation over there. okay, danielle, thank you for that live report. >>> four men are under arrest in an alleged terror plot busted in southern california. the fbi says the men conspired to kill americans overseas and in the u.s. and planned to join al qaeda and the taliban. one suspect is a 34-year-old man who served in the us air
launched an investigation of what it calls forensic accounting and notified the u.s. government. >> we believe there is a willful effort on the part of autonomy management to mislead shareholders and mislead potential buyers, including hp. we stand by the review that we have seen. as you know, we have turned it over to the sec. the enforcement division of the sec and the fraud office in the u.k. >> the purchase occurred under a previous ceo, but whitman was on the board at the time and did vote in favor of the purchase. she puts the blame squarely on the former ceo, former autonomy officers and the person who signed off on the books. >> thanks, scott. irony here is hp was already in trouble before it discovered the alleged fraud. computer and printer sales have been sinking thanks to the ipad and iphone. meg whitman made her attempts as ceo to turn hp around and it would take far longer than she first thought. nor is the first time the board has been mired in controversy. almost ten years ago, the then chairwoman, was conspireing with lawyers to spy on employees to look for leaks in th
clinton says the u.s. strongly condemns the bombing and is ready to provide any assistance that israel requires. there were high hopes for a truce when she arrived in israel less than 24 hours ago but the bombing and israel's response launching new attacks in gaza is a dramatic setback. she's still pushing for a longer term solution. >> the goal must be security and advances the security of palestinians and israelis. >> there are reports that the tentative outline of a truce calls for a 72-hour cease-fire to give more time for some sort of diplomatic breakthrough. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:17. new this morning, general john allen is back at his job as a top u.s. and nato commander in afghanistan. allen returned to kabul after the announcement between the general and the general petraeus scandal. allen was supposed to testify before the senate committee on his nomination to become the commander of u.s./european command and the top nato general but that nomination is on hold. his return to afghanistan comes the day as the same day the
. >>> and all that matters. >> u.s. troops serving our country are being served thanksgiving dinner. >> thousands of miles away on "cbs this morning." >> from kabul, afghanistan -- happy thanksgiving! captioning funded by cbs >>> welcome to "cbs this morning" on this thanksgiving day. happy thanksgiving. norah o'donnell is off. we are waking up to good news out of the middle east. for the first time in more than a week the cease fire between israel and hamas held overnight and continues to hold at this hour. >> people in gaza and southern israel are leaving shelters and returning home after that week of air attacks across the border. hamas and its supporters inside gaza are claiming victory. charlie d'agata is in gaza city this morning. >> reporter: it's like being on a different planet in gaza city whole world away from what this place was like 24 hours ago. people are smiling, congratulating one another. we had to fight through traffic for the first time. and for the first time people here got a good night's sleep and woke up without the worry of israeli
visits and predicts sales will jump 18% this year. adobe says u.s. on line sales start to peak today but really pick up on monday, when people go back to work and shop during their lunch breaks. and december 17th is expected to be especially strong when thousands of merchants offer free shopping on line with a guaranteed delivery by christmas eve. >>> thousands of people flooded bay area grocery stores this morning for last minute thanksgiving food shopping. at a safeway store in san francisco we caught up with procrastinators scrambling around. many said their turkeys were in the oven but needed other items. >> nothing like waiting to the last minute. right? >> yeah. >> no, no, no, i have my long list ready so i prepared for this. >> where is your turkey? >> it is right at home, it is ready now. >> okay, so now these are all the trimmings? >> yes, yeah, that is the last minute. >> others said they preordered turkey meals so they would not have to mess up their kitchen too much this holiday. >> did you not feel like cooking? >> well, it is hassle to cook a turkey, yeah so, that is wh
that president obama's controversial plan to move detainees to the u.s. could work. she says 373 people, charged or convicted of terrorism, are already held in u.s. facilities without security problems. and the report says the defense department has room for more. >> guantanamo is a real stain on our country's image abroad. >> reporter: university of san francisco law professor peter is shooting a film project on the detention center. he's been to guantanamo and interviewed dozens of former inmates. he said moving the detainees stateside would make a difference. >> it could make the difference and maybe finally they will get a trial. >> i think americans would be on edge. >> reporter: but some people say the prospect of bringing terrorists to the u.s. pours salt into deep wounds of 9/11. >> the aftermath feels fresh, even though it's been years, and to have them, in essence, living on the same soil, it's just uncomfortable. >> reporter: the report says guantanamo bay detainees could be held in six facilities that are only half full and the centers would have to be modified first to improve secur
and then get delayed there because of the fog here. >> reporter: the fact the u.s. bureau of transportation statistics ranks sfo's on-tame departure rate 28th among the nation's 29 major airports. travelers know bad weather at sfo can make for a long day. >> i've seen much more weather delays at sfo. i haven't seen as many in oakland. >> you avoed them because of that? >> i avoid sfo because of that. >> reporter: so far 85% of oakland airport's departures were on time. sfo just 75%. an on-time departure rate of 90% but far fewer weather delays than its neighbor to the north. >> the city sometimes for sure but here not the case, yeah. >> reporter: and despite long lines today sacramento airport has an 87% on time departure rate this year. of course proximity and convenience much louder than reputation and even statistics. >> san jose is very close to me so my work is here. it's within a ten minutes' drive. >> i stop over here. >> reporter: and so with a long memory of delays, travelers showed up at sfo early today ready to brave the crowds and delays only to find out there weren't many. >> m
just arrived two hours ago. it's the first visit ever by a u.s. president to cambodia. the other history making stop on president obama's trip coming up. >>> back here at home later this morning san francisco city officials will deal with a hot debate involving muni. muni has to decide what they will do with a multimillion dollar wind fall. ktvu tara moriarty is here now. says the big decision boils down to two options right tara? >> reporter: that is right. muni has to decide whether it wants to invest in making improvements to the system and hiring more operators or wants to let youths ride for free. we're here at the portal station. they will take center stage at a board of supervisors government audit. supervisor scott weiner is pushing for using the funds for maintenance. pointing out the agency has very poor performance rates. others would like to see 40,000 low income youths ride for free. in this spring the san francisco municipal transportation agency approved a 22 month pilot to provide a free transit ride. it hinged upon the transportation agency would fork over $4 mil
the u.s. is rumored to be involved in with the discovery of a pair of computer viruses. >> in the case of one, was written by the u.s. and/or israel to damage centrifuges that were being used in iran. >> they say it may mark the first time a computer virus has done physical damage to a country's infrastructure but certainly not the last. >> every year the number of system connected grows and number of devices grow and with that will be a vulnerabilities. >> that the u.s. will be better equipped to catch or to exploit. >> dan: that is remarkable. >> some business news, at&t promises a major upgrade. phone company said it plans to spend billions of dollars more on the next three years to improve networks. they are trying to catch up with verizon and maybe expand into audible connections. >> u.s. trade commission declared china responsible for bringing the solar panel to the brink of collapse. they did so by subsidizing its own manufacturers and under cutting prices here. it will be big tariffs on chinese made solar panels. say goodbye to an election full of laughs. late night comedy high
600 flights across the u.s. a dozen flights to and from sfo have been canceled today. >>> and the area is just getting started on the long recovery effort. people on the east coast still need your help. that's why all day long we have been asking for donations to help the red cross and the sandy relief effort. roberta gonzales and a team of celebrities and volunteers are waiting for your call. how are things going? >> reporter: unbelievable. we have been here for 11 hours strong now since 6 a.m. people have been coming in and out volunteering their day to answer these telephone calls like tony stewart right here from the oakland raiders. what has impressed us the most is how you at home have responded to our appeal for west coast to help east coast. we have 49ers here, dennis brown, dana king and all of us have been just moved by your stories. i have $30 in my checking account but i'm still going to give you 10. any amount helps. you can still help by calling 1- 888-5-helps-u. get this. right now, liz and allen, we are up to $93,000 with two more hours to go. >> wow. people's generosit
retake the title in the 4th quarter. >>> there are reports fox con is shopping for factories in the u.s. they are looking around in los angeles and detroit. and its focus on lcd television equipment. they also announced plans to train u.s. engineers. they have two locations in the u.s., including in santa clara. >>> a earthquake rattles central america. the desperate search for survives. >> and the east coast is getting slammed against by mother nature. the havoc she is bringing this time around. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow, you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah blah blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no. we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireless receiver only from at&t u-verse. get a free wireless receiver with a qualifying u-verse plan. rethink possible. >>> the death toll is 52 people follow
and the government will close on monday that most state and local offices will also be closed. and the u.s. postal service, the department of motor vehicles, banks, schools, libraries and also the public transportation schedules will be scheduled to mass transit holiday schedule. schools are not required to check with your child's school if they have the day off. and brian, what should we be planning for tomorrow? >> wishar cold start for the morning. >> it has been cold. with below freezing in some areas and it looks like it could be a good warmer. temperatures not as cold as this time last night with temperatures in the 50s. but, we are in the 30's in fairfield, novato. 37 degrees in fairfield. this live look showing clear skies over the bay area with high clouds for this even inf. temperatures above one, two degrees warmer than what we had last night. we have another cold start and some possible patchy dense fog along highway 1 0 1 as we go towards the afternoon sunshine and high clouds. to start off the morning, the purple heart in the readings in the 30's. and also, mid 40's san francisco, oa
. >>> many members of congress say two u.s. military generals owe them some answers amid a scandal that keeps growing. susan mcginnis reports it will be a big issue on capitol hill today. >>> reporter: the sex scandal that brought down former cia director david petraeus and is now enveloping another top u.s. general moves to capitol hill today. house intelligence leaders will ask fbi deputy director sean joyce and acting cia director michael morele about the events that led to david petraeus's resignation as head of the spy agency. petraeus left the job when news of an affair with his biographer paula broadwell became public. >> did you have any indication -- [overlapping speakers] >> reporter: tampa socialite jill kelly initiated the resignation that led to his resignation after receiving e- mails linked to broadwell and kelley is connected to another general as well america's top commander in afghanistan general john allen. the pentagon look is at more than 20,000 documents and e- mails between allen and kelley which some have labeled inappropriate and flirtatious. >> no one should leap to
and a arrested.. >> answers over the attack that killed several americans including the u.s. ambassador to libya, chris stevens. that was on september 11th and benghazi. the latest in washington. >> washington lawmakers wanted answers on how u.s. ambassadors, chris stevens and three other americans were killed on the consulate in benghazi. capitol hill became the home to multiple and >> i have listened to my colleagues talk about the president of the united states. and others in the it ministration using terms as delivered, lies but if you want to know who is it responsible in this town, get yourself a mirror. >> among those testifying cia michael morrell who was going to replace david petraeus. the x cia director will speak to both the house and senator intelligence committees on friday morning. >> more recently, the resignation of general petraeus is open up even more questions and mud is contained in the report has recurred following his visit to benghazi. >> and also, the contentious battle brewing involving. u.s. ambassador susan rice and her role in the administration's response to benghaz
. >>> coming to america, the u.s. a beacon of freedom and hope for people all around the world. the green citizenship about to be fulfilled for these 30 people, they come from different lands, have different stories to tell, but they'll all become americans live today, friday, november 16th, 2012. >>> from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie. live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> good morning, welcome to "today" on a friday morning, i am matt lauer. >> good morning, i am savannah guthrie. we look at the statue of liberty live. we're going to witness something incredible on the plaza. if there's a dry eye left when the ceremony is over, i'll be amazed. 30 people that worked so hard to become u.s. citizens, a wait sometimes measured in decades will become u.s. citizens on the plaza this morning. >> so many of us take this for granted. those people on the plaza do not take it for granted. it will be amazing, their family members will witness it as well. >> we look forward to that. >>> we start with sad news out of midland, texas. one minute they're taken to
in fremont. >>> the president will be the first sitting u.s. president to visit burma, also known as myanmar, to encourage steps toward democracy. he will make a first ever presidential visit to cambodia. the four-day asian visit starts in thailand early tomorrow. >>> we are seeing paula broadwell in public for the first time since the scandal broke that drove david patient to resign as -- david petraeus to resign as head of the cia. they are in d.c. visiting broadwell's brother. the couple lives in charlotte, north carolina. retired petraeus resigned eight days after ago his affair came to light. he has kept a low profile and testified yesterday before a house and senate panels looking into the attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. he was whisked into the capitol through underground corridors and he now faces a cia inquiry into his conduct. >>> some people hoping to become u.s. citizens got help in san jose today. the would-be citizens got to consult with an attorney for $30. they helped immigrants work through their applications and to see if they qualify for a fee waiver. those
of the5@&d dense fog frm morning. flights delayed from 30 to 90 minutes. short flights along western u.s., 42 flights cancelled. irritating passengers. >> i'm flying from sfo to santa barbara. i got cancelled due to fog. and yevl:>, now i'm going to miss classes today. >> when fog is thick sfo needs to leave more space before landing planes. airports in oakland were not expected by the fog. >>ds3k 14 people back home afta carbon monoxide scare sent them to the hospital last night. wood burning fireplaces but cigarette smoke is what the fire department thinks happened in this case sending a family to the hospital. >> did they check you out? >> 3-year-old tino was taken to the hospital last night in a carbon monoxide scare. an alarm went off in the family home, they called 911. turns out the alarm was a smoke detector not for carbon monoxide, firefighters tested for signs of the gas. they found nothing. and neither they, nor pg&e have been able to find a leak in any appliances. >> our thought is that there is probably a secondary source, maybe. heavy cigarette smoking. >> not that time. t
to identify a body that was pulled from the bay early yesterday morning. the u.s. coast guard recovered the body in adult male near fort baker just before 8:00 a.m. sunday morning. no identification was fou authorite not been able to match the man with any missing persons reports. investigators have not said how the victim died. >> san francisco police are investigating a string of burglaries involving cell phones. these victims usually were not aware of who was are around them at the time. in all the crimes the thieves either grab the phone out of the victim has and took off or they were assaulting and the phones were grabbed that way. to allege cellphone robbers assault of an elderly man you can see it here. police said they punched and kicked the man in the face and grabbed his cell phone and took off. many of cell phone users said they are aware of these burglaries' but that will not prevent them from making calls and public. >> i am not particularly afraid of cell phones primarily because i do not think you have to worry about it anymore than any other kind uses have to be careful
, this week, the u.s. supreme court could decide whether the deal with the -- whether to deal with the issue of same-sex marriage. the court is due to hold a closed-door conference on friday. coming up for you at 7:15, the one decision the court could make that would make same-sex marriage legal here in california before christmas time. >>> all right. want to check in with tara filling in for sal. tara, it was crystal clear for most of my drive in from danville through walnut creek. but i know there's a lot of other heavy fog. >> that's right. and those advisories are in effect for the bridges. some other parts will be lifted at 9:00 this morning. the dumbarton bridge is the only bridge not under advisory but it is still foggy on the west side of the span. so be careful. this is 101 in san jose. tail lights are headed to the airport. if we head up to emeryville at the macarthur maze, you can see the fog we've been talking about. we can't see anything and the bay bridge toll plaza is much the same way. that's where lorraine blanco has been out all moneying warning about the fog advisory. and
with recognition. it is a setback for israel and the united states. margaret brennan joins us to tell us why the u.s. voted no. >> reporter: good morning to you, charlie, and to norah. israeli government says it gives palestinians a state without ending the conflict. u.n. recognition makes the west bank and gaza strip part of the palestinian state not defeated territory. without negotiating the borders of one with israel. here is the problem. negotiation negotiations are in a standstill. as we saw last week violent extremists like hamas are gaining influence. palestinian authority, which rejects violence, recognizes israel, is losing influence and patience. last week secretary clinton c s successfully negotiated the cease fire but wasn't able to persuade palestinian president mahmoud abbas to drop this bid. >> margaret, are there consequences for the united states and iz role for this vote? >> reporter: potentially. the concern is that congress could cut off funds to the palestinian authority. the u.s. gave about $495 million in aid last year, which helped keep that peaceful government in power. th
:12. trial begins today for u.s. army soldier accused of a massacre of women and children in afghanistan. >>> the cheap tax rate that apple is paying on is overseas profits. we'll tell you why, when we return. ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >>> here's a look at 87 in san jose headlights heading north, quiet don't have to teal with the fog one of the many areas that could -- to deal with the fog one of the many areas that could set record high temperatures. >>> 5:16. u.s. army staff sergeant accused of carrying out one of the worst atrocities of the afghanistan war is due to appear today in a military courtroom. he could face th
. the election did not change the balance of power on capitol hill. democrats they still controlled the u.s. senate. the republicans still controlled the house of representatives. coming up at 5:15 what that means for lawmakers moving ahead and for gridlock in washington. >> governor jerry brown is claiming victory for what he calls the california dream. voters have approved proposition 30 his education tax initiative. you can see on the screen. 54% to 46%. and that is with -- actually that is all of the precincts reporting out. tara moriarty is in san francisco with what the vote means for california's public schools. >> reporter: we are standing in front of mission high school. and it is one of the oldest in fact the oldest high school in san francisco and it's struggling but the students here may now benefit from prop 30 passage. san francisco voters overwhelmingly supported the measure as did folks in alameda and santa cruz. they all raise the states sales tax by a quarter of a cent for four years and increase income taxes for people that make $250,000 a year by up to three percentage p
will be taking over as acting director. president obama says he has the utmost confidence in morell. >> the u.s. supreme court has agreed to hear a lawsuit from states asked to be released from supervision. 16 states must get federal court approval before making any changes to their election procedures. four california counties are also covered by that provision of the voting rights act. several of the states say the basis for the supervision is outdated and they've made enough improvements they no longer need the oversight. >> president obama is set to travel to new york to review recovery efforts. the president will be on the east coast on thursday. there he'll meet with families affected by the storm as well as local officials and first responders. new york officials estimate damage from sandy could reach $33 billion in that state. the president traveled to new jersey last week to view the damage and recovery efforts there. >>> an 11-year-old boy from santa clara was among the victims of wednesday's major earthquake. the family of aldo dominguez vasquez says the boy was living with an uncle
: the american civil liberties unions failed a lawsuit against the military of the u.s. >> the policy has the effect of closing whole career fields to servicewomen. and closing hundreds of thousands of positions to them. >> reporter: the plaintiffs include four women who have fought in the ground in afghanistan. zoe badel led a team of 46 servicewomen. >> they wore the same gear and they carried the same rifles and when the unit was attacked, my marines fought back. >> reporter: search and rescue pilots jennings hagard earned a purple heart after shrapnel left her with scars. >> the men that i served with didn't care if i was a woman, they cared if i could do the job. >> reporter: the >> reporter: -- a retired u.s. marine officer says that -- >> leon panetta tells us he's open to opening positions to women. >>> the dow lost 89 points, nasdaq dropped eight. senate majority leader harry reed said he was frustrated by the lack of progress in budget talks. the numbers are in and this cyber monday was the biggest online shopping day ever. an analysis of 500 businesses found sales were up 30%
will stay in afghanistan. leon panetta says the -- the top u.s. commanders there have had several options on what will happen after 2013. the u.s. has 16 -- has about 68,000 troops. president obama has pledged most of them will be withdrawn by 2014. >>> 7:16. today, president obama meets with officials about the fiscal cliff. jamie dupree has more via skype. what's the president's plan now to avoid the situation? >> reporter: we don't have a detailed plan yet out of the white house and what he wants to do. he's meeting today with labor and business leaders in separate meetings trying to engage what might be acceptable to both sides. we saw some of the markers laid out by some democrats and republicans and we hear a lot more about that especially with lawmakers and congress returning to work later in both the house and senate. i wouldn't look more than some basic talks. you have a trip to asia that starts at the end of the week with the president. lawmakers will only be a few days this week and then this will be after thanksgiving. they are like the rest of us, why do now until you can --
the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi spontaneous has reached a boiling point. after republicans threaten to block her possible nomination to secretary of state. >> the president thinks we are picking on people, he really does not have any idea of how serious this issue is. >> senator mccain and senator graham and others want to go after somebody, they should go after me. >>> david petraeus will be on capitol hill tomorrow to testify about the september 11th attacks onhe u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. >>> we now know the identity of the fbi agent who triggered the investigation into the petraeus affair. >>> three people have been killed after rockets were fired into southern gaza. first israeli deaths killed a hamas military commander yesterday. >>> bp has agreed to pay a record penalty over the gulf oil disaster. it also includes criminal charges. >>> popular energy drink, fi five-hour energy, is making headlines because of a possible link to more than a dozen deaths. >>> carrying three babies is no easy feat, especially when they're the heaviest set of triplets
been charged with plotting to kill americans and destroy u.s. targets overseas. the fbi says the men planned on carrying out their attacks by joining al qaeda and the taliban. one of the men served in the u.s. air force. they were arrested for plotting to bomb u.s. military bases and government facilities. the fbi says the men had planned to depart this month to carry out plots in afghanistan. >>> 7:14. the united states now expanding its involvement in the middle east crisis. as ktvu's alison burns reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, secretary of state, hillary clinton, now on her way to jerusalem to help try to work out a cease-fire. alison? >> reporter: dave, this is new this morning. egypt's president, who has been taking the lead in the negotiations, now says he believes a cease-fire is imminent. secretary of state, hillary clinton, will be meeting with israel's prime minister in about five hours in jerusalem. then she heads to the west bank to meet with palestinian leaders and finally to chiro rowe to consult with -- cairo to consult with egyptian officials. the death t
in europe is having a lot of trouble getting on store shelves here in the u.s. >> that's apparently because of what the breast milk baby does. children playing with the doll, they put on a halter that contains sensors so when the doll gets near those sensors, it starts making suckling noises like it's breast- feeding. critics say the dog is too sexualized for america. >> controversy stems from when there was a cultural shift in the 1950s to bottle-feeding as the paradigm. and at that time, breasts were also simultaneously sexualized. suddenly breasts became sexual instead of knew traive. >> the company from spain tried unsuccessfully last year to get the doll into mainstream storms so it's trying again. what do you think about the breast mil baby doll? comment on facebook or twitter, or email us at mornings@cbs5.com i predict we get a lot of comments on this one. >> it is a bit of a controversy. big in europe? we'll see what happens here. >>> 5:20. another award for the as. >> why nestle is voluntarily recalling some of its nesquik chocolate powder. >> and what's cool about your school? you
of month of 1918. germany and the u.s. that ended the war. millions of veterans later we attempt to honor the lives of who helped. >> good morning. a relatively quiet morning along market street. at least for now some people are getting out and about. however, that is expected to change with 11:00 a.m. the starting time. this staging for the parade is right behind me. veterans, organizers will start in getting everything ready. it takes off from here. market street/second street. they will go west, towards civic center plaza is similar to the san francisco giants parade. just a couple of weeks ago. it is scheduled to last until 3:00 p.m. and a salute to veterans that have also served in the middle east. afghanistan and iraq. half some public view the lines are impacted, so if you're going to be coming out here please do some research and plan ahead are going to be lots of people out with road closures and that sort of thing. or if you would like to avoid this altogether but there is still plenty of room along market street. if you're going to come down is much easier to get a spot instead
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